SHILLONG, June 28: The Meghalaya Energy Distribution Company Restricted has rescheduled the load-shedding hours throughout the state with impact from Wednesday.
As per the brand new station-wise schedule of energy lower introduced by MePDCL, areas coated by Mustem and Khliehriat sub-stations will face energy lower from 5 am to 7 am and once more from 2 pm to 4 pm.
For Lumshnong space, the timing of load-shedding can be from 6 am to eight am and once more from 6 pm to eight pm.
For Mawlyndep, IIM & NEIGRIHMS, the load-shedding timing can be from 7 am to 9 am and from 10 pm until midnight.
Areas coated by Mawlai and NEHU sub-stations will face energy cuts from 1 am to five am whereas Mawphlang and Cherra sub-stations would have load-shedding from 11 pm to 1 am and once more from 4 pm to six pm.
Nongstoin will face load-shedding from 11 pm until 1 am and once more from 7 am to 9 am.
Areas falling beneath the sub-stations of Umiam Stage-I & Stage-III (Shillong space) may have load-shedding from 8 am to 10 am and once more from 11 pm to 12 midday.
In EPIP I & II (for IEHT& HT shoppers) there can be energy lower from 6 pm to 10 pm whereas for public feeders the load-shedding timings have been set from 9 am to 12 midday. The sub-station at Killing (Sai Prakash) will face energy lower from 8 pm to 12 midday.
Tynsong mentioned the MeECL has been compelled to resort to load-shedding because of the breakdown of a number of the items of Leshka Hydroelectric and Umtrew Stage I & II energy tasks. The facility scarcity is about 122 MW due to the low era from these tasks.
Chief Minister Conrad Okay Sangma had on Monday mentioned there are a number of causes for the sudden energy regulation within the state. Three items of nationwide firms from which Meghalaya buys energy haven’t been functioning, resulting in the shortfall of 110 MW within the state, he had mentioned.
“We face a disaster which is past our management up to now few days. The MeECL has to resort to non permanent energy load shedding throughout the state,” Tynsong mentioned.
In line with him, one unit of the Leshka Energy Undertaking had not too long ago damaged down.
“Proper now, the repairing work is happening. Once more, one unit every of Umtrew Stage I and Stage II broke down. We try to revive the items inside per week’s time,” he mentioned.
Tynsong additionally mentioned there’s some technical snag within the North Japanese Electrical Energy Company Restricted (NEEPCO) which has lowered the provision of energy to the MeECL.
“We’re in contact with the administration of the NEEPCO. I’m positive we are going to quickly have the ability to raise the load-shedding that’s occurring daily,” he mentioned.
Tynsong insisted the MeECL was requested after a evaluate assembly two days in the past to make sure that the load-shedding is just not greater than two hours a day. “We try to control in such a manner that the facility lower is for an hour through the day and an hour near midnight to minimise the inconvenience for the individuals,” he mentioned.
This was the explanation a shutdown discover was not issued prematurely, he added.
“We’re fixing the period of the load-shedding based on the comfort and requirement of the shoppers and in addition based on the realm. We get the suggestions from the chief engineers after which plan the load-shedding,” Tynsong mentioned.


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